Would you like to repel insects naturally? Peppermint essential oil can naturally repel bugs from your garden plants. Why? The scent is a turn off to bugs. This is a great way to keep your plants healthy without the use of pesticides or herbicides.
Sick of trying to find ways to use up mint? I can help! This cooling, tingling sugar is great as a topper for brownies, cakes, or pies heading into the oven. It adds a zip to your cocktails when you use it to rim your glass (julep, anyone?), or you can stir it into your […]
Peppermint is one of the plants that has a wide variety of uses. It can warm you up or cool you down and can help with everything from nausea to repelling spiders. Here are 25 ways I use peppermint – fresh, dried and essential oil.
Tis’ the season……right…. to eat TONS of chocolate!!! We, at Big M, have sweet teeth……..that probably keep the Dental Industry in South Carolina thriving! Normally there is a batch of cookies, brownies, popcorn or something just delicious waiting to come out of the oven! So while experimenting with this recipe writing and photo taking process, […]
It’s quite interesting to me that when most people think of peppermint, they think of Christmas candy canes, chewing gum and breath mints. I find this odd because, next to lavender, the essential oil extracted from the peppermint plant is arguably the most versatile natural healing agent in the world. Ironically, our culture has marginalized […]
We have been using essential oils for years. I’m actually a late-bloomer compared to Sabrina who has been using them since she was in her teens! We’ve tried all the brands and have completely rearranged our medicine cabinets over the years. For those of you who want to start using essential oils, but don’t know […]